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Dr. Yahir Santiago-Lastra on the BackTable Urology Podcast

Dr. Yahir Santiago-Lastra

Urologist

Dr. Yahir Santiago-Lastra is an associate professor of urology and the director of the Women's Pelvic Medicine Center at UC San Diego in California.

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Ep 12 Management of Cystitis & Pelvic Pain Syndrome with Dr. Yahir Santiago-Lastra and Dr. Jose Silva
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Podcasts Featuring Dr. Yahir Santiago-Lastra

Episode #12

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We talk with Dr. Yahir Santiago-Lastra, director of the Women's Pelvic Medicine Center at UC San Diego Health about the management of cystitis and pelvic pain syndromes. She shares her insights on genitourinary syndrome of menopause, pain evaulation and treatment, and procedural options including botox and sacral neuromodulation.

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Dr. Jose Silva talks with Urologist Dr. Yahir Santiago from UC San Diego Medical Center about the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction in women.

Articles Featuring Dr. Yahir Santiago-Lastra

A surgeon performing a urinary diversion with cystectomy to treat complications of genitourinary syndrome of menopause

Genitourinary syndrome of menopause can have manifestations that are refractory to estrogen and pelvic floor therapy treatment, such as incontinence and cystitis. This article discusses various procedural and surgical options for these patients.

Female physician talking to a patient about genitourinary syndrome of menopause

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause is a new term that describes various menopausal syndromes including dryness, irritation, and recurrent UTIs. This article covers clinical and holistic treatments for genitourinary syndrome of menopause.

Boston Scientific’s Advantage Fit sling device for TVT sling surgery

Sling surgery is the most common type of surgery to treat female incontinence. This article explains the differences between different types of sling surgery including TOTs, TVTs, and mini-slings. Sling surgery recovery guidelines are also discussed.

Woman doing pelvic floor exercises for female incontinence treatment

Non-surgical options for female incontinence treatment are important for patients who don’t want to have surgery. They include anticholinergics, pessaries, bulking agents, and pelvic floor physical therapy.

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Management of Cystitis & Pelvic Pain Syndrome with Dr. Yahir Santiago-Lastra and Dr. Jose Silva on the BackTable Urology Podcast)
Management of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction with Dr. Yahir Santiago-Lastra and Dr. Jose Silva on the BackTable Urology Podcast)
Minimally Invasive Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer with Dr. Amit Patel and Dr. Ranko Miocinovic on the BackTable Urology Podcast)

Topics

Botox for Pelvic Pain Procedure Prep
Cystitis Condition Overview
Cystoscopy Procedure Prep
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Condition Overview
Pelvic Pain Syndrome Condition Overview
Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection Condition Overview

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